Heidi Sun

Heidi Sun

Tiny Titans Preschool Teacher

Heidi Sun is a Lead Preschool Teacher in our Tiny Titans Classroom.  Heidi began her career at Kids of the Kingdom in July of 2013.  Heidi is finishing her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education at SMSU.  In her free time, Heidi enjoys spending time with her family.

Casey Rober't

Casey Rober't

Everday Explorers Assistant Teacher

Casey is an Assistant Teacher in the Everyday Explorers Classroom.  Casey began her career at Kids of the Kingdom in May, 2018.  She left to complete her Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Science from the University of North Dakota, and returned to us in September of 2020.  In her free time, Casey enjoys spending time with family and reading.

Heidi Haapala

Heidi Haapala

Everyday Explorers Preschool Teacher

Heidi is the Lead Preschool Teacher in the Everyday Explorer’s Classroom.  Heidi will be celebrating her 30th anniversary at Kids of the Kingdom in July of 2021!  Heidi has her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Ridgewater College.  In her free time, Heidi enjoys spending time with family, reading, and playing Pokemon Go.

Jordyn Copeland

Jordyn Copeland

Floating Preschool Teacher

Jordyn is currently working as a Preschool Teacher.  She has worked in all age groups since beginning her career at Kids of the Kingdom in February, 2016.  Jordyn is going to school to be a Probation Officer at Ridgewater College.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family.

Sammy Russell

Sammy Russell

Lead Behavioral Specialist

Sammy is our Lead Behavioral Specialist and Lead Sensory Room Teacher.  Sammy works to ensure that Kids of the Kingdom is an inclusive environment for all by helping children that need more support learning how to navigate the challenges that the world gives them.  Sammy has her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Luther College.  Sammy began her career at Kids of the Kingdom in June, 2019.  In her free time, Sammy enjoys spending time with family.

Tina Weseman

Tina Weseman

Bouncing Babies Infant Teacher

Tina is the Lead Teacher in the Bouncing Babies Classroom.  Tina began her career at Kids of the Kingdom in February of 2004.  Tina has her Child Development Associate Certificate in infants and Toddlers from the Center for Professional Development.   In her free time, Tina enjoys spending time with family and riding her motorcycle.

Taylor Welch

Taylor Welch

Aide in Bouncing Babies and Baby Sharks Infant Classrooms

Taylor is a Teacher’s Aide in the Bouncing Babies and Baby Sharks Classrooms.  Taylor is a 2020 graduate of Litchfield High School.  Taylor began her career at Kids of the Kingdom in June, 2017.  In her free time, Taylor enjoys sewing, crafting, gaming, and spending time with friends.

Sara Wallace

Sara Wallace

Assistant Teacher in Bouncing Babies Classroom

Sara is an Assistant Teacher in the Bouncing Babies Classroom.  Sara earned her credits to be Assistant Teacher through Child Care Aware.  Sara began her career at Kids of the Kingdom in January of 2019.  In her free time, Sara enjoys spending time with family and watching softball games.

Cheryl Gabrielson

Cheryl Gabrielson

Curious Kids Preschool Teacher

Cheryl is the Lead Teacher for the Curious Kids Preschool Classroom.  Cheryl has worked at Kids of the Kingdom a few times.  She began this journey in April of 2002.  Cheryl earned her Teaching Credential through Child Care Aware.  During her free time Cheryl enjoys spending time with family, especially with her grandchildren.

Emilee Hornburg

Emilee Hornburg

Tiny Titans School Age Teacher

Emilee is a Lead Preschool Teacher in the Tiny Titans School Age Classroom.  Emilee began her career at Kids of the Kingdom in August, 2015.  Emilee is finishing her Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education through SMSU.  In her free time, Emilee enjoys spending time with family and visiting Duluth.

Erin Lund

Lead Teacher in Tiny Titans School Age Classroom and Support Staff for Behavioral Interventions

Erin is a Lead Teacher in the Tiny Titans School Age Classroom and our Bouncing Babies Infant Classroom.  Erin will be going back to school to finish her Early Childhood Education Degree in May of 2021.  Erin began her career at Kids of the Kingdom in September, 2019.  In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time with family and watching LDC wrestling tournaments.

Perri Torkelson

Lead Teacher in Blue Flyers Preschool Classroom

Perri is the Lead Teacher in the Blue Flyers Classroom.  Perri is finishing her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education at Ridgewater College.  She began her career at Kids of the Kingdom in February, 2019.  In her free time, Perri enjoys spending time with family and camping.